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Judith Perry
Judith Perry

New York Times, Thursday, May 23, 1991

Author:
Judith Perry
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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L
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U
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K
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B
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W
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O
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G
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,171
Across
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Comprehend : GRASP
6
Damp and chilly : RAW
9
Dungeness ___ : CRAB
13
Edmonton hockey player : OILER
14
Sponsorship : EGIS
16
Sybarite's delight : EASE
17
Scratch-farmer's fantasy? : NOSTONEUNTURNED
20
W.W. II zone : ETO
21
___ of tears : VALE
22
Louise and Baker : ANITAS
23
Nip : BITE
24
Sandy's responses : ARFS
25
Dons dark glasses? : TAKESADIMVIEWOF
32
Explosive compound : AMATOL
33
Match : MEET
34
Raul Julia TV role : ARI
35
Judy's older daughter : LIZA
36
Singer Janis ___ : IAN
37
Wreath atop Galahad : ORLE
38
Mil. offshoot : USO
39
Nighttime interviewer : KING
41
Faneuil Hall site : BOSTON
43
Consulting a palmist? : SHOWINGONESHAND
46
Secondhand girl : ROSE
47
Soprano Gluck : ALMA
48
Bring down : DEBASE
51
Vigor, Italian style : BRIO
52
Saul, to Philistines : FOE
55
Was trigger-happy? : STUCKTOONESGUNS
58
Gloom : MURK
59
Zsa Zsa's name at birth : SARI
60
Cay : ISLET
61
Poses : SITS
62
Large parrot : KEA
63
Latin American dance music : SALSA
Down
1
Mitchell's title opener : GONE
2
Run amok : RIOT
3
Plus : ALSO
4
Clique : SET
5
Qualifying clause : PROVISO
6
Tottered : REELED
7
Fever or chill : AGUE
8
Take the crown : WIN
9
Cherry red : CERISE
10
Carry on : RANT
11
In Poseidon's realm : ASEA
12
Things with springs : BEDS
15
Suffer acute deprivation : STARVE
18
Birth related : NATAL
19
Not suitable : UNFIT
23
Kind of particle or ray : BETA
24
Sanction : AMEN
25
Anklebone : TALUS
26
Pa. sect : AMISH
27
Musical instrument : KAZOO
28
Insect stage : IMAGO
29
Polish river : WARTA
30
Synthetic fabric : ORLON
31
Evil spirit : FIEND
36
Soprano Borkh : INGE
37
Job-safety agcy. : OSHA
39
Newsstand : KIOSK
40
Map sections : INSETS
41
Misrepresent : BELIE
42
Absorption process : OSMOSIS
44
Causes ruin : WRACKS
45
C. S. Lewis's magic kingdom : NARNIA
48
Mil. decorations : DSMS
49
Small case : ETUI
50
Bacharach or Lancaster : BURT
51
Gauge : BORE
52
Replete : FULL
53
Some bills : ONES
54
This, in Taxco : ESTA
56
Grown-up acorn : OAK
57
Juliette Low's org. : GSA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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